The GLF Board
Former President and Clerk
Helen is a former Early Childhood Program coordinator for the Sudbury Public Schools and has experience in grant writing and program evaluation. Her community involvement includes serving as a trustee for Buddy Dog Humane Society, volunteer for CASA, Worcester, and president of The Sudbury Garden Club. She holds a M.Ed. from Tufts University and a B.A. from Colgate University.
Samantha is the Assistant Principal at Cyrus E. Dallin Elementary School in Arlington and loves working and volunteering with organizations to support children, education, and the community. Samantha has a B.A. from Indiana University and a M.Ed. from Antioch University, in Seattle.
Marisa moved to Sudbury in 2004 because she and her husband knew it would be a great place to raise her family. Marisa is currently a member of the Development team at the Foundation for Metrowest where she works to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit organizations in our community. Previously, she has held similar positions at American Cancer Society Cancer Action
Kate is a Mathematician and Economist who has lived in Sudbury since 1983. When she’s not consulting for startups, you can find her training the next generation of middle and high school mathematics teachers in her role as Program Supervisor for Mathematics for the Teacher Education Program at The College of the Holy Cross. In her free time, Kate enjoys reading, surfing, and spending time with her spouse and two young daughters.
Peter is the Chief Product Officer at the growing Artificial Intelligence startup Nara Logics, Inc. Prior to his current position, Peter was Chief Technology Officer at STAG industrial in Boston, where he managed the Information Technology team and was responsible for the company’s technology infrastructure and strategy. Before STAG, Peter was Director of Technology and Director of Innovation
Megan works in the insurance industry in Boston and previously held positions in Los Angeles and New York. Megan is an active volunteer at The Book Nook, the Goodnow Library’s used book sale. Previously, she coordinated community service events for the Sudbury Family Network. Megan is a
Former President and Clerk
Judy is a former business consultant, marketing expert, writer, and computer systems engineer. She is affiliated with the Massachusetts Money Management Program through BayPath Elder Services; the Sudbury Food Pantry; and Our Lady of Fatima Parish, where she is a pastoral visitor. Judy is a graduate of Northwestern University, with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
Loring La Barbera Schwarz
Loring moved to Sudbury with her husband Andy and their family in 1992. For 30 years, Loring worked on environmental issues, most recently as Director of the Climate Change Program at Mass Audubon which is addressing this threat through education, policy, member action, and land conservation. In her 25 years with The Nature Conservancy, Loring directed a national system of state Natural Heritage Programs; led
Samantha is the Director of Alumnae and Major Gifts for the Dana Hall School in Wellesley where she builds relationships and inspires giving in others. She has extensive experience in fundraising as well as community engagement. She served as the GLF's Director of Development from 2013-2019, and prior to that Sam worked at the Boston College Center on Aging and Work.
Vice President and Clerk
Jill is a practicing attorney in Boston who focuses on assisting small businesses in a variety of matters. Jill and her husband moved to Sudbury in January 1999 and she is an active volunteer in the community and schools beginning when her two sons attended the Peter Noyes school up through their time at LSRHS. Previously, Jill was on the Board of Directors for LS Youth Lacrosse and
The GLF Staff
Sarah Olson Liberman